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Donald R. Gressman EN2(SS) 1948-51 1/6/2020
Ronald A. Karpius EN3(SS) 1960-62 3/35/2020
Mike Trombley EN2(SS) 1959-62 4/28/2020
Joseph B. Palmer ET3(SS) 1960-63 4/29/2020
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Herbert F. "Herb" Ziegler ENS 1945-45 9/10/2020
Raymond J. Cook S1/c 1944-45 - 8/28/2020
Eric T. "Skip" Clauson QM3(SS) 1963-65 10/13/2020
Gerald M. "Gerry" Negri STS2(SS) 1958-62 10/14/2020
Frank Pasquinelli LCDR - XO 1965-67 11/28/2020
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Frank Pasquinelli LCDR (XO) 65-67 ON ETERNAL PATROL

PASQUINELLI Francis C., CAPT, USN, Ret., passed on November 28, 2020. He is a native of Salem Massachusetts where he attended Salem High School. He then attended Columbia University on a NROTC scholarship and graduated in 1956 with a BA degree in Business Administration. He was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in the same year. His first tour of duty was onboard the USS Harlan R. Dickson (DD-708). He attended Submarine School in 1958 and qualified for submarines on the USS Odax (SS-484). Subsequent tours were the USS Trumpetfish (SS-425), USS Gudgeon (SS-567), and USS Sea Robin (SS-407). He was the Commanding Officer of the USS Pickerel (SS-524) from 1969 to 1971. His educational tours included the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California where he earned a Master of Management degree. He is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in Washington, DC. He was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and the Meritorious Service medal. He retired from the Navy in 1984 and spent the next 15 years in the private sector with two different companies supporting various government programs. His second retirement was in 2000. He has been married to the former Joanne Sucharski of Ipswich Massachusetts for 63 years. They have three children, Karen Short of Springfield, VA, Chris Pasquinelli of Fort Washington, MD and Lisa Peter of Springfield, VA. They also have four grandchildren, Dylan, Karlie, and Lauren Peters of Springfield, VA and Amanda Short of Springfield, VA. Relatives and friends are invited to Francis Life Celebration at the KALAS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 6160 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 12 noon until the time of the memorial service at 1 p.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 13, 2020.